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Scide Splitters: You Can’t Kill the Multiverse (But You Can Mess With its Head) by Ira Nayman

Scide Splitters: You Can’t Kill the Multiverse (But You Can Mess With its Head) by Ira Nayman

Ira Nayman’s novel, a tour de force of rapid fire humor, is the focus of Scide Splitter’s latest review. Read More »

Scide Splitters: How to Live Safely in a Science Fictional Universe by Charles Yu

Scide Splitters: How to Live Safely in a Science Fictional Universe by Charles Yu

I am not tasked with determining the level of Science Fictionness of How to Live Safely in a Science Fictional Universe. Scide Splitters is far more concerned with whether or not the book makes us laugh – and it does. Read More »

The Cabin in the Woods

The Cabin in the Woods

I’ll try and keep this spoiler-free, because I think it goes without saying that spoilers are the film buff’s bane, but I will need to at least hint at a few key aspects of the story in order to properly criticize it in the manner I inten... Read More »

Retrospective – La Puta y la Ballena

La Puta y la Ballena, original Argentine DVD cover Almost entirely unknown in the English-speaking world, the Argentine-Spanish co-production, La Puta y la Ballena (2004) is one of the most hauntingly-beautiful, intelligent, and imaginative films of ... Read More »

Crossroads: Where Genres Meet in the Night

Speculative fiction's ability to stay fresh is a direct result of its ability to blend with other genres: the mash-up, the hybrid, the literary crossroad are where science fiction has always found innovation. We're a magpie genre, and I think that sh... Read More »